is located 29 miles east of New Bern, NC on Highway 55 . If
you are arriving from the north, come to Washington,
NC and take Highway 17 south to Chocowinity. Take Route NC
33 east from Chocowinity to Hwy 55 East to Oriental. If arriving
from the south or west, take Hwy 70 east to New Bern.
Take exit 417 (New Bern, Washington), follow the signs to Bayboro
Hwy.55 East and on to Oriental.
Once in Oriental, follow signs for the Paddle. Turn right
on Hodges Street and Left on Midyette. The Paddle will be
at the Wildlife Ramp at the end of Midyette Street (under the bridge).
PAMLICO PADDLE PARKING, CHECK-IN/REGISTRATION, and the UNLOADING area will be there.
On the day of THE PAMLICO PADDLE, the driving route in and around Oriental to the event site will be well marked.
What To Bring
Hat, sun screen, insect spray, water or soda, snack, camera, binoculars, spray skirt, change of clothes in a dry bag. And of course a kayak or canoe and paddles. Rentals also available.